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HTF - Lead Hadoop Developer 47322 (JK3) in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dearborn, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID: 47322

Position Description:

Lead Hadoop Developer 

  • This is the Lead Hadoop Platform Tool Developer for the Global Data Insights and Analytics (GDI&A) skill team. 
  • The Lead Hadoop Developer will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing solutions for Hadoop Data lake to support landing, Ingestion and security. 
  • Additionally the Lead Developer will serve as the Technical Anchor to guide and coordinate with junior developers. 


  • Design and build solutions for Hadoop data lake environment 
  • Develop prototypes to validate interactions and prove product designs 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and create solutions 
  • Provide Level Technical Anchor support to Junior Developers 
  • Lead Technical conversations and Product Demos 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and create solutions 
  • Interface with Business IT and business owners to prioritize improvement efforts 
  • Work with Product Managers to document user stories and features

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years of experience in software development (Java) 
  • 3+ years of experience in Hadoop (Hive, Ranger, HBase, Kafka, HDFS or Spark) 
  • 2+ years of experience working in agile based delivery teams

Skills Preferred:

  • 7+ years of experience in software development (Java) 
  • Data modeling and database design concepts (Oracle , SQL) 
  • Test driven development experience 
  • Development experience using Spring API 
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry experience 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Team Lead experience 
  • Motivated and self-starter

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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